Faisal Mahmud

Faisal Mahmud

Coronavirus pandemic

Bangladesh scientists create $3 kit. Can it help detect COVID-19?

Bangladesh pharma regulator allows mass production of dot blot test kit but researchers say it has its limitations.

Bangladesh scientists create $3 kit. Can it help detect COVID-19?

Coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus: In dense Bangladesh, social distancing a tough task

Measures to prevent COVID-19 faces challenge in Bangladesh - one of the poorest and densest countries in the world.

Coronavirus: In dense Bangladesh, social distancing a tough task

Asia

Coronavirus: Bangladesh founder's birth centenary event postponed

Dhaka postpones event marking Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's birth anniversary in which India's Modi was the chief guest.

Coronavirus: Bangladesh founder's birth centenary event postponed

Asia

Bangladesh celebrates maiden U-19 World Cup cricket victory

Bangladesh has lifted its first ever Under-19 tournament after beating India in Potchefstroom, South Africa.

Bangladesh celebrates maiden U-19 World Cup cricket victory

Rohingya

'Justice served': Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh hail ICJ ruling

UN top court's order asking Myanmar to prevent further genocide of mainly Muslim Rohingya cheered at Cox's Bazar camps.

'Justice served': Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh hail ICJ ruling

Asia

Bangladesh blocks news website accusing minister of corruption

Sweden-based site reported on minister's watch collection which includes a Rolex worth almost as much as his salary.

Bangladesh blocks news website accusing minister of corruption

Asia

Bangladesh editor arrested after report on executed Jamaat leader

Protesters attack Daily Sangram's offices after it called Abdul Quader Molla, who was hanged for war crimes, a 'martyr'.

Bangladesh editor arrested after report on executed Jamaat leader

Bangladesh

Holey Artisan cafe attack: Dhaka court sentences seven to death

Seven people sentenced to death in connection with 2016 attack on Dhaka cafe that left 22 dead.

Holey Artisan cafe attack: Dhaka court sentences seven to death

Women's Rights

Bangladeshi women recount stories of abuse in Saudi Arabia

Female workers returning from Saudi Arabia say they suffered backbreaking working hours and sexual abuse.

Bangladeshi women recount stories of abuse in Saudi Arabia

Bangladesh

Bangladesh sentences 16 to death over Nusrat Jahan Rafi murder

The 19-year-old student was set on fire after she accused a teacher of sexual harassment.

Bangladesh sentences 16 to death over Nusrat Jahan Rafi murder

Bangladesh

Nusrat Jahan Rafi case: Bangladesh court due to deliver verdict

Nusrat Rafi, 19, was burned to death after she accused her teacher of harassing her - a case that sparked protests.

Nusrat Jahan Rafi case: Bangladesh court due to deliver verdict

Bangladesh

Bangladesh student killing: Thousands protest demanding justice

Alleged killing of an undergraduate student by ruling party activists for his Facebook posts sparks protests.

Bangladesh student killing: Thousands protest demanding justice